Remembering a Cloning Hoax If today's claim of a cloned baby turns out to be a hoax, it won't be the first time. Twenty-four years ago, journalist David Rorvik published a highly publicized book that claimed a reclusive millionaire had assembled a team that cloned a human. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.
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Remembering a Cloning Hoax

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If today's claim of a cloned baby turns out to be a hoax, it won't be the first time. Twenty-four years ago, journalist David Rorvik published a highly publicized book that claimed a reclusive millionaire had assembled a team that cloned a human. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.